Taiwan is the kind of place that accommodates all culinary moods; from adventure-seeking to comfort-food-needing, this island has got you covered. … Read More Not Found in America: A Primer to Taiwanese Cuisine
My favorite semester at Berkeley is the one I spent abroad.… Read More Reflections
National Science and Technology Museum I’ve written about museums in Taiwan before, like the National Palace Museum and the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, but the NSTM in Kaoshiung had an exhibit involving a topic I’d never seen before: cooking! My love of cooking is well-documented, and to be honest 80% of why I decided to… Read More Kaoshiung Museum + Eats
Let me start off by telling you about my favorite runbing (潤餅）in all of Taiwan, found at 南台春捲 in Kaoshiung. Look at this! Everything about it was great: the roasted pork, the just-right vegetables, the crunchy peanuts, the fragrant tofu curd, the paper-thin skin. Everything, except 1. the sugar that was added in separately, and 2.… Read More Kaoshiung Adventures!
Once listed on the Michelin Bib Gourmand (think of it as the little sister of the Michelin star list), this place is famous for their rice rolls, which comes with a sesame-like sauce and a soy sauce.… Read More Hong Kong Eats
Flew out to Hong Kong right when NTU’s semester ended, for a whirlwind 4 days! The majority of the planning I did beforehand had to do with budget, but I did pick up a few pamphlets from the Hong Kong Tourism office located across from Taipei Main Station. You can find the PDFS here, I… Read More Hong Kong Spots
It’s basically a wonderland for foodies.… Read More Eating out? NTU-area food masterpost!